Where to Find DRC at Pet Expo 2015

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Big News From the DRC Workshop

As many of you know I’ve been mentioning some big things in store for Del Roba Creations. Today one of them got finalized. DRC will be at the Ottawa Pet Expo this year as a vendor!

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Now I know some of you may be thinking “Why is this big news? It’s just another convention.”

Yes it is but, besides being the largest one I’ve done, the Pet Expo has added a new area this year that in my own small way I helped it come about. The Pet Crafter Marketplace!

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Wiener-Paw-Looza Ottawa

Looking for something to do in Ottawa this saturday? Then you should consider checking out Wienerpawlooza!

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The Ottawa edition of this yearly festival is happening this Saturday, July 25th at Carlington Park from 11-3pm.  Put on by the Canadian Dachshund Rescue, this festival celebrates all things wiener dog while raising money for a great cause.  Activities include things such as costume contests, trick contest, a bbq, vendors to check out, and of course WIENER DOG RACES!!!!

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Check out this video of some of the activities from the 2013 event.

 

 

Happy Pawstomer – Grissom

I love receiving notes and pictures from people about how much their furry companions like the stuff I made for them.

Meet Grissom.

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You met this little cuties sister in my earlier post. He finally decided to stay still long enough for a picture. Their mom commissioned me to make collars for them. I used this opportunity to try out making removable bow ties to match the collars.  Little did I know I’d stumble upon such a great model. I may see if he can be a future model for DRC!

Well… if he can stay still long enough. 😉

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Happy Pawstomer – Willow

I love receiving notes and pictures from people about how much their furry companions like the stuff I made for them.

Meet Willow.

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Willow’s mom commissioned me to make collars for her and her brother Grissom. I used this opportunity to try out making removable bow ties to match the collars.  Little did I know I’d stumble upon such a great model. I may see if she can be a future model for DRC! Look at that face!

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AAW – Under My Wing Pug Rescue

This week’s Animal Awareness Wednesday feature is on Under My Wing Pug Rescue!

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Helping pugs in need and finding them a “forever loving home” where they can rest their heads at night.

Under My Wing Pug Rescue is a registered charitable organization (822 842 290 RR0001) based in Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA & run entirely by volunteers who are dedicated to providing a bridge between a pug’s past life and its better future.

They provide pugs with medical care including; sterilization & vaccination, loving attention, comfort, companionship, as well as offering a loving forever home.

The rescue is run completely by volunteers who donate their time, effort, and skills for the love of pugs.

They don’t have a building, formal business hours or provide an animal shelter where people can drop by, choose a pug, and then take it home. Instead all the pugs are placed in loving foster homes until they find their forever homes.

 

 
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AAW – Ottawa Dog Rescue

This week’s Animal Awareness Wednesday feature is on the Ottawa Dog Rescue.

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Ottawa Dog Rescue was founded in August 2013 by a group of dedicated dog-lovers and experienced rescuers. They are an all-breed, foster-based rescue in the nation’s capital who have dedicated themselves to helping abandoned, abused and surrendered dogs find well suited forever homes within the Greater Ottawa area.  All of their rescue dogs are provided with temporary foster home care until they find them well-matched and carefully screened forever homes.

Along with rescue, they aim to educate by bringing awareness to responsible pet ownership and the importance of spay/neutering. Rescue is about saving lives, and they will do what it takes to do rescue right, because too many lives are lost due to a lack of public awareness and resources. They want to be part of the solution and will strive to make a difference one dog at a time.

The rescue is organized as an Ontario and Federal non-profit charitable corporation #1899733. Their Charitable number is 83472 7232 RR0001.

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AAW – Friendly Giants Dog Rescue

This week’s AAW is Friendly Giants Dog Rescue .

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Friendly Giants Dog Recue is a non-profit group based in Ottawa with foster homes throughout Ontario, that was created by a network of people that became aware of the growing need to provide a safe haven and to find loving adoptive forever homes for dogs in pounds and shelters that would otherwise be euthanized.

Their rescue (FGDR) tends to work with large and giant breed dogs but they also take in highly adoptable dogs from high kill shelters in Canada. Most are seized from horrendous situations, while others come in as strays who are often abused and neglected. They do not take in owner surrenders as there are too many dogs in dire need, awaiting euthanization in these shelters across North America.

All of their rescues are fully vetted, spayed or neutered and are placed in foster homes as they do not operate a shelter environment. Therefore, the dogs receive a lot of one-on-one attention and love to help them get over whatever bad experiences they may have had, to help them gain confidence, and to understand that not all humans are cruel. All the rescues are also assessed on temperament i.e. good with kids, cats dogs etc. in order to find the perfect forever home for them.

  “All a rescue dog looks for is a warm place to sleep, food in their bellies, and a kind loving family to shower them with attention. There is nothing more rewarding than looking a rescue dog in the eyes and seeing how much they appreciate a kind face, warm heart and the unconditional love they give back, no matter what circumstances they have come from.

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